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Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/diamonds_in_the_soles_of_her_shoes/545503457/sizes/o/in/set-72157600119021830/ I have been striving to find culture in Metro Manila because visually, it is dominated by malls and residential areas.  So for my birthday, I wanted to do something different and I decided to go to the … Continue reading

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αἰὲν ἀριστεύειν

Photo Credit: Steve Swayne αἰὲν ἀριστεύειν (pronounced ‘aYEN arheesTEueen’ in ancient Greek/ ‘aYEN areesTEVeen’ in modern Greek) is translated into English as “Ever to Excel“. The phrase is derived from the sixth book of Homer‘s Iliad, in which it is used … Continue reading

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Photo Credit: Gerswin Since I only started studying in the Philippines from high school to college, in suburban Metro Manila, I never had a sense of Philippine architecture.  All I could see were malls, subdivisions, and unfortunately — informal settlers.  … Continue reading

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